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Welcome To Beth El Temple!


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Discover our wide range of worship options, from traditional sanctuary services to Shabbat yoga and outdoor celebrations.



Our inclusive family welcomes you to join us as we come together for celebrations and comfort.


What’s Happening at Beth El Temple

FridayFri, 12 AugAugust, 2022

Shabbat in the Park

Friday, Aug 12th 5:30p to 7:30pAll are invited to Eisenhower Park for Shabbat in the Park! We invite you to bring a picnic for your family, and we'll bring the grape juice & challah! Meet by the playground to celebrate Shabbat with our Beth El community. Contact Jason Kay ( with any questions. Click in to RSVP!


SundaySun, 21 AugAugust, 2022

Summer Concert and BBQ

Sunday, Aug 21st 5:00p to 7:00pBEMA and Beth El Temple Men's Club proudly present a summer concert and barbecue! Join us for this family-friendly concert event with Israeli and Sephardic music you'll love. Men's Club is manning the grill, with hamburgers and hot dogs and all the fixins. This event is $10 per person with a family maximum of $35. We will have some tables set up, but feel free to bring blankets and beach chairs for this casual event! Click in to register.


SaturdaySat, 27 AugAugust, 2022

Shabbat Playgroup in the Park

Shabbat, Aug 27th 3:00p to 5:00pCalling all 0-5 year olds and their grown-ups: come find your people at the park! Join Rabbi Zerin and your friends at Beth El for a relaxed Shabbat afternoon at Eisenhower Park. We will provide cold drinks and summer treats! Note: will be canceled in case of rain RSVPs requested but not required.


SundaySun, 11 SepSeptember, 2022

Sweetening the New Year: a Pre-High Holiday Family Experience

Sunday, Sep 11th 9:00a to 11:30aGet ready for the new year in a pre-High Holiday Program for people of all ages! Open to the entire community, Sweetening the New Year will have something for everyone. Make blessings for the New Year, test your High Holiday knowledge with Kahoot trivia, make Shanah Tovah cards for members of our community who are in need, learn about the themes of the holidays with Rabbi Rosen or the music of the holidays with Cantor Ness, and try your best at our Teshuvah Target Practice. Ideal for members and non-members ages 3-103.


MondayMon, 19 SepSeptember, 2022

Musical Chat with Cantor Joseph Ness

Monday, Sep 19th 1:00p to 2:00pCantor Ness is back with this very popular class! Cantor leads a discussion on various aspects of Jewish music, both culturally and liturgically; a link to the music will be provided before class. For access details, please contact Lydia Lutt (


SundaySun, 25 SepSeptember, 2022

Erev Rosh Hashanah Community Services

Sunday, Sep 25th 5:30p to 6:00pJoin your entire Beth El family for a sweet start to the New Year! Rabbi Rosen, Rabbi Zerin, and Cantor Ness invite everyone to join us for a meaningful, majestic and participatory Rosh Hashanah Evening service at Eisenhower Park. Children and adults alike will enjoy familiar melodies in a new environment. BYOLC/B - Bring Your Own Lawn Chair or Blanket as we ring in the New Year on a strong note!


MondayMon, 26 SepSeptember, 2022


Monday, Sep 26th 5:00p to 5:20pParticipate in the traditional "casting out of our sins" ceremony at the Berlinsky home (25 Huntington Drive), featuring a brief family-friendly service.


ThursdayThu, 13 OctOctober, 2022

Sukkahfest: Ribeye & Red Wine in the Sukkah

Thursday, Oct 13th 6:00p to 8:30pEat, Drink and be Merry! Enjoy steak and wine with Men's Club! A local expert will discuss the various kosher wines we’ll taste. Come and socialize with the Beth El Community. Plus, it’s a Mitzvah to eat in the Sukkah!


MondayMon, 17 OctOctober, 2022

Simchat Torah Outdoor Family Experience

Monday, Oct 17th 5:15p to 7:00pCome out to celebrate Simchat Torah with singing and socially-distant dancing. Hear some Torah, dance around, and end with some ice cream sweetness. Registration is required, and is limited to the first 100 people. 5:15pm - Snacks & hors d'oeuvres 5:45pm - Outdoor Festival Ma'ariv 6:00pm - Simchat Torah LIVE! on the front plaza


FridayFri, 4 NovNovember, 2022


Friday, Nov 4th 5:45p to 6:45pShababa is a fun, engaging “service” for our youngest generation. All children ~8 and under (and their siblings, parents, and grandparents) are welcome to experience the joy of Shabbat with dancing, singing, stories, prayers and a free chicken nugget dinner. RSVP today to Rabbi Rachel Zerin in this free program – part of our early childhood education. Sponsorship opportunities are available – for just $50 you can celebrate a child’s birthday by sponsoring a Shababa. To sponsor a dinner, please contact Rabbi Rachel Zerin ( or 860-233-9696).


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